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The PATHways to STEM (PATHS) through Enhanced Access and Mentorship Program proposes an innovative pilot program model to mitigate historically evident barriers and establish an infrastructure of resources, communications, and professional development within UC San Diego and in the surrounding community. PATHS is designed as a 4+ year round undergraduate pilot program to provide enhanced access to targeted academic preparation, multi-tiered mentorship, personalized student support, improved STEM identity, early career identification, and internship and service placement. This program aims to empower students from underserved communities and backgrounds to emerge as leaders that not only survive but thrive during the undergraduate experience in STEM at UC San Diego.